DE-Kent Walker (Kent State University) signs with Express for 2022 season

by Erie Express Media

The Erie Express are pleased to announce the signing of DE-Kent Walker (Kent State University) for the 2022 season. Kent begins his first season with the Express and will compete for a spot in the defensive rotation as a defensive end.  

Walker is a graduate of Kittanning High School where he was a 4 star recruit as a linebacker. Kent earned 1st Team All Conference honors his Junior and Senior seasons as a linebacker and 2nd team honors as a tight end. Kent holds the single season sack record with 12.  As a senior Kent was rated the fourth-best linebacker and was ranked 20th on the list of the Top 50 prep school players by 

Upon graduation Kent spent a season at Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia before finishing his college career at Kent State University. 

"We are excited to have Kent on board with us this season. He has great size, athleticism and certainly a family pedigree in the game. He is a proven winner and we feel he will add great depth to an already impressive defensive line. We look forward to seeing what he can do in an Express uniform and are expecting big things from him in 2022"-Director of Operations Paul Pennington. 

Kent's family has a deep history of former pro and collegiate football players. His cousin Gus Frerotte played multiple seasons in the NFL as a quarterback. Uncle Mitch Frerotte, a former guard at Penn State and a four-year NFL veteran who played in the Super Bowl with the Buffalo Bills, father Ed played middle linebacker at Wake Forest. His older brothers Karl played for Marshall University and Kraig played for Indiana of Pennsylvania. 

Kent is sponsored by Walker Motor. 

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Welcome aboard the PAINTRAIN Kent!